A Jangada is a wooden train, a vast raft in South America. It is on this kind of boat that Joam Garral and all his family, who live in Peru, descend the course of the. La Jangada (). 84 illustrations by Léon Benett. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 Project Gutenberg · 58, free ebooks · by Jules Verne. La Jangada by Jules Verne. No cover available. Download; Bibrec.

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A scoundrel named Torres offers Joam absolute proof of Joam’s innocence but the price that Torres wants for this information is to marry Joam’s daughter, which is inconceivable to Joam.

La Jangada : huit cents lieues sur l’Amazone

Eight Ferne Leagues on the Amazon French: Unfortunately, I found it terribly boring. View all 10 comments. Oct 02, Rex Libris rated it liked it.

In the backdrop of one of the most exotic locations on the planet Verne narrates the s ‘ Leagues on the Amazon ‘ is an amazing story of adventure, honor, loyalty and exotic travel shrouded in great mystery.

Jan 14, James rated hulio really liked it Shelves: The Indians will disappear. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.


A classic Verne’s novel – maybe less science fiction that the others but definetly same in the way the author provides the reader a lot of encyclopedic information about the Amazon: In the 19th century, an expert marine biologist is hired by the government to determine what’s sinking ships all over the ocean.

One day p Kindled for free: The first half was an endless catalogue of natural history, including but not limited to: The blackmailer has a document that will show the patriarch to be innocent, but it is in a seemingly unbreakable cipher.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Unfortunately this work there is too much description and not enough plot. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource.

This raid of the Amazon is not without risk for Garral: Share this Rating Title: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Verne, along with H. His favourite was La Jangada but he could never convince me to read it I have to say, he wasn’t very good at selling the book to me: I started reading Jules Verne as jxngada child because my grandfather loved his books.

800 Leagues on the Amazon

It is an adventure novel. A fascinating journey about the Amazon and the Brazilian frontier in a fascinating time.

To view it, click here. It’s not the best Jules Verne story, but is written in his classic scientific style.

La Jangada, by Jules Verne

The first half was like reading a text book about the amazon. Many aspects of the raft, scenery, and journey are described in detail. Feb 02, Carl rated it vene it.


Once landing on an island, the group finds they are surrounded by danger Also, one of the pitfalls of listening to this on audio was that the portions dealing with the cryptogram became pretty tedious listings of letters and numbers that were just about impossible to picture.

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Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne

May 02, Jennifer rated it liked it Shelves: The information is fascinating, and makes up a majority of the book, but the author feels that these presentations make understanding the story so much easier.

Slaves do figure into the story although the author specifically condemns the practice near the beginningand people are often referred to by their skin color, but I didn’t notice a lot of stereotyped descriptions–at least not nearly so many as in some other books.

I skimmed to the end to see what would happen then gave up altogether. One day perhaps the Arabs will be annihilated by the colonization of the French.

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